Copy_2_of_animflag.gif (12791 bytes) [The Purple Heart Medal] 

--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BURNS
First name: WALTER
Home of Record (official): DUE WEST
State (official): SC
Date of Birth: Monday, June 10, 1929
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 53019343
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
I Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, July 2, 1967
Date of Casualty: Sunday, September 24, 1967
Age at time of loss: 38
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 27E - Row 004

--- Interment ---


 Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery
Gilgal Church Rd
Hodges, Abbeville County, SC